On December 27th, the Ministry of Education issued a notice, stating that SCU won 6 national-level awards of teaching achievements for higher education, including one special award for outstanding achievements and one second award, as well as two first awards and two second awards for achievements obtained in collaboration with sister universities. Of which, the "First-class Undergraduate Education Practice of Sichuan University with the Reform of Classroom Teaching as a Breakthrough", led by Academician Xie Heping, won the national special award for outstanding teaching achievements, showing the classroom teaching reform of SCU has been widely recognized by the higher education.
The national teaching achievement award for higher education represents the highest level of higher education in China. It is highly valued by the higher education institutions since it's a core indicator signaling the level of talent training and effectiveness of education& teaching reform.
SCU always adheres to the core concept of cultivating the first-class talents and developing the first-class undergraduate education in building a first-class university. Over the past decade, it continued to promote socialist core values and the innovation& entrepreneurship education through the whole process of talent cultivation. It has gathered high-quality resources to implement elite education, personalized education, and comprehensive undergraduate education. In this way, its talent training is remarkable, and the reform of education and teaching is fruitful.
In the "First-class Undergraduate Education Practice of Sichuan University with the Reform of Classroom Teaching as a Breakthrough",SCU's teaching exploration and achievements have been made through profound reform of classroom teaching and academic assessment, "inquiry-style small classes", classroom teaching reform, whole process assessment without standard answer test, brainstorming, teaching incentive, upgrading of software and hardware, education on innovation and entrepreneurship, "I-innovation street", and demonstration platforms that can spread influences.